Auction No. 084

Old books, manuscripts, maps, judaika objects and Jewish art

April 1, 2014
Opening $1,000
Estimate $1,500 - $1,200
Manuscript. A kuntras of new interpretations in the handwriting of Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky, author of “Kehilot Yaakov” Commentaries on the Jerusalem Talmud Tractate Shkalim regarding Hekdesh and ma’aser sheni in the handwriting of Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky, author of “Kehilot Yaakov.” [3] leaves. 16x21 cm. With erasures and additions as he was accustomed to refine his writing until it was as clear-cut as possible so no one could misunderstand the exact meaning. The author of “Kehilot Yaakov” was known as “The Steipler.” A great scholar of the last generation, righteous in all his ways, humble yet able to speak his ideas when appropriate, and all would follow him. New binding. Excellent condition.
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